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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the letter from that comes by messenger?
2. How does Ma feel when she finds the gold?
3. What does Pa do to Ma as it becomes light outside?
4. Which of the following is not something Pa dreams about?
5. What does Pa do in regard to the judges?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What type of person is Ma? Would you want her to be your friend? Why or why not? What type of job do you think Ma would succeed at doing? Why do you think this way?
Essay Topic 2
What actions do Pa and Ma take which show that they are willing to go to any lengths to secure riches? How do you feel about their actions? Do you believe there are people like that in our present society? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
In what ways does the author reference Shakespearean plays? Do you believe this was intentional? Why or why not?
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